The Agnes Irwin School, an all-girls' Pre-K through 12th-grade independent school in the Philadelphia suburbs, is committed to fostering the intellectual and personal growth of girls and young women. Providing its students with a rigorous academic education, AIS is dedicated to developing each student's highest potential in intellect, character, and physical well-being.
Currently, The Agnes Irwin School is seeking warm, enthusiastic and collaborative Lower School Associate Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year for work in our pre-k program. Successful candidates will be committed to fostering the intellectual and personal growth of students through the mission of The Agnes Irwin School and the Core Values of Excellence, Character, Community, and Respect.
Support the lead teacher in researching, planning, developing, and implementing activities that support lessons plans and follow the School's constructivist approach
Assist the lead teacher in providing a warm, safe, student-centered classroom environment
Provide individualized support during instructional times
Assist with general housekeeping and classroom tasks, preparing materials as needed and supporting technology needs
Supervise outside playground activities and the classroom when the lead teacher is out of the room
Participate in morning, lunch/recess, and afternoon duties as needed
Successful candidates will possess:
BA/BS in early childhood education or a closely related field
Understanding of and appreciation for student centered, project-based learning environment
Previous experience working with young children preferably in a school setting
Ability to work collaboratively with the lead teacher and other colleagues
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with students, families, faculty and staff
A positive regard for young people and a commitment to the values of a single sex education for women and young girls
The Agnes Irwin School does not discriminate in any term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic or status protected by federal, state, or local law.
About The Agnes Irwin School
The Agnes Irwin School is a Pre-K through 12, all-girls' school located in Rosemont, PA